Chandigarh: The Chandigarh Police have arrested six youths for allegedly murdering a man and injuring his son here at Ramdarbar on Sunday late evening. Two accused are still absconding, said police.
According to police, the victim have been identified as Deep Kumar and his father, Shitu Ram who succumbed to his injuries during treatment at PGI on Monday.
Deepak Yadav, DSP South said that on Sunday at around 7.30 pm information of stabbing near the Railway Bridge Ram Darbar was received in Police Station through Police Control Room.
The spot was visited and injured were already lifted to GMCH-32, Chandigarh for treatment. Where complainant Deep Kumar a resident of Phase 2 Ram Darbar gave his statement at GMCH Sector 32 Chandigarh that on Sunday evening he and his father Shitu Ram were coming from market Sector 31 after making some purchase.
His father was as pillion rider on his cycle. As they reached near Raman Gas Agency Industrial Area Phase-2 Ram Darbar Chandigarh, the alleged boys namely Dad, Shrikant, Ajay, Ankush, Discovery and 3-4 others, all carrying swords, knife and sticks etc stopped them and another passerby namely Brijesh. The youth namely Dad then stated the victims to take out everything from their pockets.
On this the complainant raised alarm. Suddenly, the boy namely Dad and Shrikant attacked on his father with sword and knife.
Ajay, Ankush and Discovery attacked on his father with sticks. The remaining all accused persons attacked on Brijesh with knife, rods and sticks. The complainant again raised alarm loudly and all of them fled away from the spot.
During the treatment one person namely Shitu Ram succumbed to his injuries and expired on Monday.
In the regard a case under 395 and 302 of the IPC was registered. During the course of investigation a special team was constituted under the supervision of DSP South and led by Inspector Jasbir Singh. The Police team arrested the accused on a tip off.
The accused have been identified as Vikram alias Dad (19), Ajay Kumar alias Pappu (19), Deepak alias Discovery (19), Sri Kant (21), Amit alias Chhutka (22) and Rohit (19). Meanwhile, two accused namely Ankush and Anand alias Golu are still absconding and will be arrested very soon, said the DSP. The motive behind the attack is yet to be ascertained, added the DSP.
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